Confetti Popcorn Bars

Confetti Popcorn Bars

Ready in 15 minutes! Colorful gumdrops peek out from no-bake cereal bars made with five on-hand ingredients.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

16

bars

1
bag (3.5 oz) microwave popcorn, popped*
1/2
cup small gumdrops
1/3
cup unsalted peanuts
2
cups miniature marshmallows
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
  1. Grease 8- or 9-inch square pan. Remove any unpopped kernels from popcorn. In large greased bowl, mix popcorn, gumdrops and peanuts.
  2. In 4-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave marshmallows and butter uncovered on High 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring once halfway through microwave time. Pour marshmallow mixture over popcorn mixture; toss until evenly coated.
  3. With buttered hands, press mixture in pan. Refrigerate until firm. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 16 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*10 cups popped popcorn can be substituted for the microwave popcorn.
Candy-coated chocolate candies can be substituted for the gumdrops.
Tip
For a real holiday touch, use only red and green gumdrops.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 25mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.